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How lifestyle changes can improve your chances of pregnancy

November 21, 2011
How lifestyle changes can improve your chances of pregnancy

We are proud of lots of things we have done at Genea (see some of them here). Working with patients and empowering them to make positive changes in their lives is definitely one of them. Genea’s Dr Antony Lighten and our patients were featured on Kerri-Anne Kennerly discussing our Fertility Fit® Program. Fertility Fit® is our...
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Sydney IVF pioneers IVF breakthrough technology to screen embryos for genetic abnormalities

May 17, 2011
Scientist at Sydney IVF

Breakthrough technology pioneered at Sydney IVF that allows our scientists and doctors to screen embryos for abnormalities was recently showcased on Channel 7. This video features Dr Devora Lieberman from Sydney IVF discussing our achievement on Channel 7. If you would like to know more about Dr Devora Lieberman or make an appointment for a consultation  follow this link.
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Sydney IVF celebrates the dedication of our nurses on International Nurses Day

May 12, 2011

Today at Sydney IVF we are celebrating International Nurses Day.  This is a day to praise nurses, nursing services and nursing accomplishments around the world while commemorating the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth. Each year, the International Council of Nurses chooses a theme for International Nurses Day discussions. The theme for 12 May 2011 is...
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Why testing of the embryo is best undertaken on day five of development and not day three

May 6, 2011
Why testing of the embryo is best undertaken on day five of development and not day three

This week’s guest blogger is Sydney IVF’s Scientific Director, Steven McArthur (find out more about Steven below). Important news on embryo screening and selection: Why testing of the embryo is best undertaken on day five of development and not day three Sydney IVF has been at the forefront of research and development in fertility...
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Free fertility information evening for any of our Canberra readers

February 4, 2011

In this post we provide details on a free fertility information session available in Canberra, Australia
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The effect of weight on fertility

January 24, 2011
The effect of weight on fertility

This week I am pleased to introduce Dr Antony Lighten as our guest blogger. Dr Antony Lighten is the Lead Fertility Sub-specialist at Genea’s North West clinic and founder of the Genea Fertility Fit® Program. More information on Dr Antony Lighten can be found here. Australian Healthy Weight Week runs from the 24th-30th January...
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Clowning around shown to improve pregnancy rates

January 18, 2011
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At Sydney IVF we are always working to improve our success rates and commitment to research.  Every morning I log onto journal sites and keep abreast of the latest research and developments in the IVF field.  This headline captured my interest “The effect of medical clowning on pregnancy rates after in vitro fertilization and...
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Introducing Maybe Baby – the Sydney IVF Baby Predictor

January 10, 2011
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Most of us have grown up with our parents waving a big red flag about how easy it is to get pregnant. However, considering that a healthy, fertile couple in their 20′s having regular sex, only have a 20% chance of getting pregnant, the odds are weighted rather differently. With many women waiting until...
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12 tips for coping with the festive season while dealing with infertility

December 20, 2010

In this post, we welcome back guest blogger, Genea Counselling Services Manager, Evelyn Zwahlen.  Here, Evelyn provides some suggestions for coping with the festive season while dealing with infertility. Some time ago I wrote about coping with Father’s day while struggling with infertility. Christmas and New Year present similar challenges, with Christmas being the time for families...
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Top 50 IVF Blogs

December 17, 2010
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When we first started the Sydney IVF blog back in July 2010, we were inspired by many of the exceptionally well written, courageous women who were sharing their stories, asking questions and supporting others going through a similar process. Sometimes the stories are heartbreaking. Sometimes they are joyous. Often, when people begin their IVF...
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